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Single Idea 9324

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / F. Biology / 2. Life]

Full Idea

From the teleopragmatic perspective, life itself is largely an informational process.

Clarification

'Teleopragmatic' perspectives focus on purposes and results

Gist of Idea

From the teleopragmatic perspective, life is largely an informational process

Source

Robert van Gulick (Mirror Mirror - Is That All? [2006])

Book Reference

'Self-Representational Approaches to Consciousness', ed/tr. Kriegel,U /Williford,K [MIT 2006], p.18


A Reaction

From the cynical perspective a human is just 'blood and foul smell in a bag', but that may not give you whole story. The point here is that the informational view will cover both the genetic and the mental levels of human life. True but unilluminating?